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#8 Antoine Duplantis Season 2025

Lafayette, La.
High School
Lafayette HS

LSU Graduate (Spring 2019 – Sport Administration)
LSU Career Leader in Hits, Games Played, Triples and At-Bats
SEC Career Leader in At-Bats; No. 2 in SEC in Career Hits
No. 2 in NCAA in Career At-Bats

2019 Second-Team All-SEC
2019 Second-Team ABCA All-South Region
2019 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2019 LSU Skip Bertman Award Recipient
2019 First-Team All-Louisiana
2018 U.S. Collegiate National Team Member
2018 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2018 SEC All-Tournament Team
2018 First-Team All-Louisiana
2017 College World Series All-Tournament Team
2017 SEC All-Tournament Team 
2017 Second-Team All-Louisiana
2017 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2017 Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week and SEC Player of the Week (March 20)
2016 Freshman All-American (Collegiate Baseball, NCBWA, Perfect Game)
2016 Freshman All-SEC 
SEC Freshman of the Week (May 23, 2016)
2016 First-Team All-Louisiana

MLB Draft: 12th Round in 2019 (New York Mets); 19th Round in 2018 (Cleveland Indians)

Exceptional player who finished his career as LSU’s all-time hits leader with 359, and he is No. 2 on the all-time SEC hits list … he surpassed former LSU first baseman Eddy Furniss (352 hits, 1995-98) as the Tigers’ career leader with a first-inning single vs. Southern Miss (June 2, 2019) in the championship game of the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional … the SEC all-time hits leader is Jake Mangum (383 hits), who completed his career in 2019 at Mississippi State … Duplantis is the SEC’s all-time leader in at-bats with 1,109 AB in his four-year career, and he is second all-time in NCAA Division I at-bats … the NCAA Division I record for career at-bats is 1,114 by John Fishel of Cal State Fullerton (1982-85) … Duplantis is also LSU’s career leader in triples with 16 … he posted the record-setting triple on May 25, 2019, vs. Vanderbilt in the SEC Tournament … Duplantis has played in 269 career games, and he is LSU’s all-time leader in games played … the mark was previously held by shortstop Jason Williams (266 games, 1993-96) … Duplantis wore jersey No. 8 for the 2018 and 2019 seasons; the No. 8 jersey is given each year to the upperclassman who exemplifies the spirit of LSU Baseball through his leadership and dedication to the program. … a three-time member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll as a sport administration major … a member of the 2018 U.S. Collegiate National Team; however, he suffered a shoulder injury in a Team USA exhibition game and was forced to miss the squad’s summer tour … has a sweet swing to hit the ball with authority and is a speedy playmaking outfielder … comes from a storied family lineage of track athletes – his father, Greg, mother, Helena, and older brother, Andreas, all enjoyed distinguished careers as part of the LSU track and field program … his younger brother, Armand (nickname “Mondo”) is one of the top junior pole vaulters in the world and joined the LSU track and field program in the fall of 2018.

2019 Season
Batted .324 (91-for-281) on the year with nine doubles, three triples, three homers, 68 RBI, 63 runs and six stolen bases … finished No. 5 in the SEC in hits with 91, and he was No. 4 in the league with 68 RBI … produced 30 RBI in LSU’s final 27 games of the season, including 10 RBI in the Tigers’ 10 postseason games … entered the 2019 season with six career home runs, but far exceeded that total with 12 dingers alone in ‘19 … batted .400 (10-for-25) in LSU’s five NCAA Tournament games with one double, one homer, seven RBI and six runs … hit .357 (5-for-14) in NCAA Baton Rouge Regional with three RBI and four runs scored … batted .304 (7-for-23) in the SEC Tournament with two doubles, one triple, three RBI and five runs … 4-for-6 with one double, one homer, three RBI and two runs in the final game of his collegiate career – Game 2 of the NCAA Super Regional versus Florida State (June 9, 2019) … hit .326 (43-for-132) in SEC regular-season games with four doubles, two triples, five homers, 28 RBI and 29 runs … launched the game-winning three-run homer in the top of the eighth inning at Arkansas on May 11; the dinger erased a 2-0 deficit and lifted the Tigers to a 3-2 victory … hit .538 (7-for-13) in the Ole Miss series (May 3-5) with one double, one homer, six RBI and three runs … 5-for-6 in Game 3 of the Ole Miss series (May 5) with one double, a three-run homer, five RBI and two runs scored … hit .563 (9-for-16) in the Florida series (April 18-20) with seven RBI and three runs scored … batted .583 (7-for-12) in three games at Mississippi State (March 28-30) with two homers, two RBI and six runs scored … 3-for-5 with a homer, four runs scored and six RBI in over Bryant (Feb. 23) … 2-for-5 with two homers and six RBI in season-opening win over UL-Monroe (Feb. 15).

2018 Season
Started in all 66 of LSU’s games (57 in right field, 9 in center field) … batted a team-high .328 (89-for-271) with 13 doubles, six triples, two homers, 48 RBI, 55 runs and 19 stolen bases … he was first in the SEC in triples, fourth in the league in base hits and third in stolen bases … batted .378 (34-for-90) on the season with runners in scoring position … named to the 2018 SEC All-Tournament team after hitting .370 in six games with two doubles, one triple, five RBI and eight runs … 2-for-4 with a double, three RBI and two runs in SEC Tournament win over Florida (May 25) … 3-for-5 with a triple, two RBI and two runs in SEC Tournament-opening win over Mississippi State (May 22) … batted a team-best .336 in SEC regular-season games with six doubles, three triples, one homer, 18 RBI and 23 runs … compiled a 22-game reached-base streak and a 10-game hit streak that both ended on April 20 at South Carolina … batted .500 (7-for-14) in Ole Miss series (April 26-28) with one triple, two RBI and four runs … hit .500 (7-for-14) in the Tennessee series (April 13-15) with one double, one triple, five RBI and five runs … 3-for-5 with one homer, one RBI and two runs in win at Vanderbilt (March 24).

2017 Season
Played in 71 of LSU’s 72 games (70 starts), batting .316 (90-for-285 with 14 doubles, two triples, two homers, 61 RBI, 50 runs and 19 stolen bases … batted .291 in SEC games with six doubles, one homer, 26 RBI, 20 runs and seven steals … named to the 2017 College World Series All-Tournament Team with seven hits, including a homer, four RBI, four runs and one steal … LSU’s leading hitter in the Tigers’ 16 postseason games, batting .333 (22-for-66) with three doubles, one homer, 13 RBI, nine runs and three steals … finished No. 2 in the SEC in stolen bases with 19, No. 4 in base hits with 90 and No. 8 in RBI with 61 … helped lead LSU to wins in 25 of its last 30 games, batting .325 (40-for-123) with seven 2Bs, one HR, 25 RBI, 15 runs and seven steals … batted .400 (4-for-10) in NCAA Super Regional vs. Mississippi State (June 10-11) with three RBI and one run scored … named to the SEC All-Tournament team after hitting .563 (9-for-16) with three doubles, four RBI, three runs and two steals …batted .500 (6-for-12) in LSU’s series victory over South Carolina (May 5-7) with one double, two RBI, a .500 on-base percentage, two stolen bases and an outfield assist … Duplantis turned in a brilliant effort in the May 7 victory over South Carolina, going 5-for-6 at the plate with a double and the game-winning RBI, a walk-off single in the bottom of the 10th inning … the outing marked the second time in 2017 that Duplantis recorded at least five hits in game; he was 6-for-6 on March 17 versus Georgia … provided the game-winning hit in the Tigers’ April 21 win at Kentucky, delivering a one-out single in the top of the eighth inning to break a 3-3 tie and lift LSU to a 4-3 victory … earned National Player of the Week and SEC Player of the Week recognition on March 20 after enjoying a remarkable week, batting .425 (10-for-23) in five games with two doubles, one homer, 14 RBI, seven runs and a .536 on-base percentage … in LSU’s three-game SEC series sweep of Georgia, Duplantis batted .615 (8-for-13) with one double, one homer, 10 RBI, six runs and a .688 on-base percentage … set the LSU single-game record for hits on March 17 versus Georgia when he went 6-for-6 at the plate with one double and a career-high seven RBI … in Game 2 of the Georgia series on March 18, Duplantis launched a solo homer in the fourth inning to break a 1-1 tie before extending the Tigers’ lead in the fifth to 4-1 with a bases-loaded, two-RBI single on a 3-2 count after fouling off several pitches … hit .444 (8-for-18) in four games the week of March 8-12 with one double, six RBI and four runs scored … collected four RBI in a March 12 win over Wichita State.

2016 Season
Started all 66 of LSU’s games in right field, batting .327 (89-for-272) with nine doubles, five triples, two homers, 39 RBI, 45 runs and 13 stolen bases … finished No. 2 in the SEC in base hits with 89, trailing only SEC Player of the Year Boomer White of Texas A&M, who had 100 … Duplantis also finished No. 5 in the league in triples (5) … posted a 14-game hit streak that ended on April 24 vs. Miss. State; also had a 19-game streak to start the season … batted .400 (8-for-20) in the SEC Tournament with one double, one RBI and one run scored … named SEC Freshman of the Week on May 23 after batting .455 (5-for-11) in the Tigers’ series victory over top-ranked Florida (May 19-21) with one RBI, one run, three walks and a .571 on-base percentage … 3-for-5 with a triple, one RBI and two runs in win over Northwestern State (May 17) … unloaded a three-run dinger in the eighth inning at Tennessee (May 15), increasing LSU’s lead from 7-6 to 10-6 in an eventual 10-7 LSU victory; Duplantis was 2-for-5 in the game with four RBI … launched his first career home run on April 22 versus Mississippi State, a grand slam in the seventh inning that reduced a 9-4 deficit to 9-8 … finished with a career-best five RBI in the April 22 Miss. State contest … hit .500 (6-for-12) in the Vanderbilt series (April 7-9) with three RBI, five runs, two steals and a .571 on-base percentage … posted a 19-game hitting streak to start the season; the streak was the third-longest by an LSU freshman over the past 20 seasons (SS Alex Bregman – 23 games in 2013; OF Blake Dean – 20 games in 2007) … Duplantis hit .397 during the 19-game streak with six doubles, two triples, 10 RBI, 14 runs and seven steals in seven attempts … led LSU to a series victory over Sacramento State (Feb. 26-28), batting .545 (6-for-11) with two doubles, two RBI and three runs scored … he also walked once and did not strike out in 11 at-bats in the series … 4-for-5 in Feb. 27 game vs. Sacramento State with two doubles, one RBI and one run.

Prior to LSU
Earned first-team All-State, All-Acadiana and All-District honors during his high school career at Lafayette High … batted .453 in 2015 with 11 doubles, five triples, six homers, 51 runs, 30 RBI, 27 steals, a .559 on-base percentage and 22 extra-base hits … struck out only five times in 145 plate appearances.

Full name is Antoine Gregory Duplantis … parents are Greg and Helena Duplantis … both parents were student-athletes at LSU – mother Helena Duplantis, a native of Sweden, competed in the heptathlon and played volleyball; father Greg Duplantis was an All-SEC and All-American pole vaulter for the Tigers, competing from 1982-86; brother Andreas Duplantis competed as a pole vaulter for LSU from 2012-15 … also has a younger brother, Armand — a pole vaulter who will join the LSU track and field program in the fall of 2018 — and a younger sister, Johanna … upon joining the LSU program, Antoine said, “My family all went to school here, and, of course, LSU is the best program in the country with the best fan base” … majoring in sport administration at LSU … born September 9, 1996 in Lafayette, La.

Duplantis’ LSU Career Highs 
At-Bats: 7 twice; most recently vs. New Orleans (3/15/17)
Hits: 6 vs. Georgia (3/17/17)
Runs Scored: 4 vs. Georgia (3/17/17); vs. Bryant (2/23/19)
Doubles: 2 three times; most recently vs. Kentucky (5/25/17)
Triples: 1 16 times; most recently vs. Vanderbilt (5/25/19)
Home Runs: 2 vs. UL-Monroe (2/15/19); at Mississippi State (3/30/19)
RBI: 7 vs. Georgia (3/17/17)

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